September 8, 2023


Please submit in writing to our office by 10 a.m. Thursday before the week of publication; be sure to state date of death. Obituaries of archdiocesan priests serving our archdiocese are listed elsewhere in The Criterion. Order priests and religious sisters and brothers are included here, unless they are natives of the archdiocese or have other connections to it; those are separate obituaries on this page.

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BRAUN, Daniel, 62, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, June 30. Son of Betty Jane Braun. Brother of Timothy and David Braun. Uncle and great-uncle of several.

BUNNY, Mark E., 69, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Aug. 15. Husband of Karen Bunny. Father of Caroline and Laura Bunny. Brother of Camille Svihlik, Phillip and Stephen Bunny.

BURIANEK, Dolores F., 97, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Aug. 17. Wife of Frazier Burianek. Mother of Jeffrey, Mark, Terry and Thomas Burianek. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of six.

CAMPBELL, Travis A., 47, St. Mary, North Vernon, Aug. 18. Husband of Kristin Campbell. Father of Sydney Stephan, Norah and Cyrus Campbell. Son of Joanne Campbell. Brother of Jodi Hill and Troy Campbell.

CANNON, Walter, 89, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Aug. 20. Husband of Anna Cannon. Father of Carolyn Anderson and Elizabeth Grube. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of three.

DELUCIO, F. Romaine, 91, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Aug. 14. Mother of Paula Ripberger, Joan Woodruff, P. Thomas and Richard DeLucio. Sister of Mary Coblentz and Jean Krebs. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 25. Great-great-grandmother of one.

GAFFNEY, Barbara (Tutterow), 84, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Aug. 18. Mother of Kelley and Michael Gaffney. Sister of Grace Bavender and Debbie Maples.

KENDALL, Carey A. (Mick), 44, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Aug. 14. Wife of Andy Kendall. Mother of Drew and Owen Kendall. Daughter of Michael Mick and Leanne Smith. Sister of Erica Neutzman, Amy, Emily and Lisa Mick. Grandmother of two.

LIPINSKI, Anna E., 83, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Aug. 20. Mother of Theresa Hotwagner, Rosemary Wrona, John and Myron Lipinski. Sister of Wanda Blair. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of five.

SHANK, Joan M. (Nicholas), 79, St. Thomas Aquinas, Indianapolis, Aug. 12. Wife of Steve Shank. Mother of Jonathan, Nicholas and Stephen Shank. Sister of Carol Vodde, Bob, Don and Ken Nicholas. Grandmother of six.

SHAW, Theresa (Shima), 61, Holy Family, New Albany, Aug. 14. Wife of David Shaw. Mother of Andrea Wise, Ben and Chris Shaw. Daughter of Dan Shima. Sister of Mary Maloney, Tammy Saskowski and Paul Shima. Grandmother of one.

SHINE, Thomas, 69, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Aug. 14. Husband of Merlin Shine. Father of Brittany Clark and Dan Church, Jr. Brother of Bill, Daniel, Donnie and Mike Shine. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

SNAPP, David T., 85, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Aug. 17. Husband of Brenda Snapp. Father of Michelle Fox, Barbara Ellen Rosales, Mickey Smith, Emily Swager, David and Mark Snapp. Brother of Norma Jean Fitzgerald and Sharleen Myers. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of 11.

SPARKS, Kenneth, 78, St. Gabriel, Connersville, July 29. Husband of Regina Sparks. Father of Sabrina Retherford, Kenneth Bryan and Kenneth Corey Sparks. Brother of Prentis Hunsinger. Grandfather of three.

STEWART, Daniel, 77, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Aug. 8. Husband of Kate Stewart. Father of Dani Stewart Hass, Gabe, Nathanial, Seth and Zach Stewart. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of one.

STUMLER, Jo Ellen, 70, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, Aug. 12. Wife of Larry Stumler. Mother of Lori Kraemer, Lisa Lynch and Patrick Stumler. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of four.

VAUGHN, Jenny L., 79, Prince of Peace, Madison, Aug. 17. Wife of R. Michael Vaughn. Mother of Elissa McGauley and Jill Whaley. Grandmother of three.

VAUGHN, R. Michael, 82, Prince of Peace, Madison, Aug. 26. Father of Elissa McGauley and Jill Whaley. Grandfather of three.

WACHENDORF, Marvin, 85, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Aug. 15. Father of Karen, Brian and Mark Wachendorf. Grandfather of five.

WHITE, Mary E. (Crays), 91, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Aug. 17. Mother of Elaine Ford, Ann Hannant, Janet Method, Karen Ryan, Diane, Judy and Mark White. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 13.

WHITFIELD, Jeanette, 83, St. Mary, New Albany, Aug. 9. Sister of Richard Wimbish. Aunt and great-aunt of several.

WROBLEWSKI, Mary L. (Noll), 76, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Aug. 9. Wife of Michael Wroblewski. Mother of Jennifer Blount, Stephanie Lowes and Michael Wroblewski. Sister of Donna Poos, Elaine Wagner and Danny Noll. Grandmother of five. †

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